Snowmobile shortage expected in Yellowknife — again


Snowmobiles will likely be in short supply in Yellowknife this winter, yet again.

For the second year in a row, demand for sleds far outweighs available stock, says the owner of snowmobile retailer Polar Tech Recreation.

“We ordered 300 snowmobiles and they cancelled 100 of them. And then they called again last week and said 100 of the sleds that are coming, won’t be here until February,” said Joey Sutton. 

“So it’s going to be a challenge this winter, for sure. There’s going to be some fairly unhappy customers, I think, again this year.” 

Inventory is low as a result of ongoing, pandemic-induced supply chain issues, said Sutton. A global shortage

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